Gulfstream 650 N47TR (1st Visit)

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(Gulfstream 650 N47TR sitting at its parking area on its visit to Adelaide.) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)

Wells Fargo Bank Gulfstream 650 N47TR arrived from Perth at 18.10hrs. After overnighting in Adelaide the aircraft departed to Melbourne, Esendon at 16.25hrs the following day.

This was N47TR’s 1st visit to Adelaide. It was also only the 3rd G650 to ever visit Adelaide.

Double Qantas A330-200’s make 1st visit to Adelaide

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Qantas A330-200 VH-EBR arrived from Sydney at 18.25hrs as ‘QF765’. The aircraft departed back to Sydney at 19.35hrs as ‘QF774’. This was EBR’s 1st visit to Adelaide as a Qantas A330, it made many visits to Adelaide yesars ago when VH-EBR was used on Qantas B747-200.

 

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Qantas A330-200 VH-EBC arrived from Melbourne at 18.45hrs as ‘QF696’. The aircraft departed back to Melbourne at 20.00hrs as ‘QF697’. This was EBC’s 1st visit to Adelaide operating with Qantas. It had previously visited on diversion to Adelaide as VH-EBC when it was operating for Jetstar on 15/6/07 and again on 27/1/08.

Careflight Nextant 400 VH-OVS (1st Visit)

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(Careflight Beechjet Nextant 400 VH-OVS parked at Cobham for its visit to Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016) 

Careflight Beechjet Nextant 400 VH-OVS arrived ex. Darwin at 04.25hrs as ‘CFH46’. The aircraft departed back to Darwin at 16.40hrs using the same flight number.

This was the aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it was the 1st visit of a Beechjet Nextant 400 to Adelaide.

Deer Jet G550 B-8152 (1st Visit)

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(Deer Jet Gulfstream 550 B-8152 taxiing to its parking area after arriving from Sydney) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Deer Jet Gulfstream 550 B-8152 arrived ex. Sydney at 11.00hrs as ‘Deer 577‘. The aircraft departed back to Sydney on 28/1/15 at 20.10hrs as ‘Deer 578’.

This is the aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it is also the 1st visit of a Deer Jet airline aircraft to visit Adelaide.

SAAB 340B N420XJ arrives on delivery

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(SAAB 340B N420XJ sitting outside the REX hanger after completing its delivery flight) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Former Silver Airways SAAB 340B N420XJ arrived ex. Orange at 13.35hrs completing its delivery flight to Regional Express. The aircraft will under go maintenance and possible re-paint in Adelaide before entering service with the Regional airline.

The aircraft made an massive 6 stops from its delivery port in USA at Bangor. it routed Bangor-Renton- Hilo- Apia-Coolangatta-Orange-Adelaide.

Royal Air Force C17 ‘ZZ176’ (1st Visit)

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(Royal Air Force C17 ZZ176 being towed to its layover area for its night stop in Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Following on from ZZ173’s visit last week, this week Royal Air Force C17 Globemaster III ZZ176 arrived from Whenuapai, New Zealand at 16.30hrs as ‘Ascot 6342‘. The aircraft will night stopped in Adelaide.

This was ZZ176’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it is only the 4th RAF C17 to visit Adelaide with sisterships ZZ171, 172 and 173 making visits. .

Harpo Productions Gulfstream 550 N540W (1st Visit)

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(Harpo Productions N540W sitting at Bay 101 absorbing the evening Adelaide sun) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Harpo Productions Gulfstream 550 N540W arrived from Melbourne at 12.30hrs. After spending a couple of days in Adelaide the aircraft departed to Perth on 5/12/15 at 11.30hrs.

This weas the aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide. The aircraft was carrying in US daytime personality Oprah Winfrey on her tour around the country,

Royal Air Force C17 ‘ZZ173’ (1st Visit)

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(Royal Air Force C17 ZZ173 being towed to its layover area for its night stop in Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Royal Air Force C17 Globemaster III ZZ173 arrived from Whenuapai, New Zealand at 17.35hrs as ‘Ascot 6697‘. The aircraft night stopped in Adelaide and departed the following day to Woomera, SA at 1230hrs then onto Perth, WA.

This was ZZ173’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it is only the 3rd RAF C17 to visit Adelaide with sisterships ZZ171 and 172 making visits. ZZ172 was the last one to visit way back in July 200

Qantas Retro Roo II VH-VXQ 1st visit to Adelaide

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IMG_7712(Qantas B737-800 VH-VXQ ‘Retro Roo II’ arriving in Adelaide for the 1st time) Photos by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Qantas B737-800 VH-VXQ now nicknamed ‘Retro Roo II’ made its 1st visit tin its new livery arriving from Sydney as ‘QF743‘ at 19.55. After spending the night, the aircraft departed at 07.10 the next day bound for Brisbane as ‘QF660‘.

VXQ now wears the Qantas livery which the airline used on its B707’s from 1959-1961 when the airline revolutionised Long haul travel.

Comlux Malta A319CJ 9H-AVK (1st Visit)

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(Comlux Malta A319CJ 9H-AVK sitting at Bay 101 for its stay in Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Comlux Malta A319CJ 9H-AVK arrived ex. Sydney at 14.55hrs as ‘LuxMalta 26‘. After spending a couple days in Adelaide the aircraft departed back to Sydney on 22/11/15 at 14.20hrs using the same callsign.

This is the aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide. This aircraft is being used by Rock Band AC/DC for their tour around Australia.